Upon completion of the residency, the pharmacist will be a competent clinical pharmacy practitioner in critical care that engages in multidisciplinary collaboration, demonstrates advanced critical thinking skills, and is able to design and implement complex medication recommendations in this fast-paced environment. Graduates of this program will be adequately prepared to practice as a critical care specialist or in academia.
Variety of core experiences in adult intensive care units (medical, surgical, trauma, neurosciences, and cardiac), emergency medicine, infectious diseases and precepting in the critical care setting.
Additional elective opportunities include pediatric ICU, cardiology, academia, clinical research, neonatal ICU, bone marrow transplant, and solid organ transplant.
Experiences within AU Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Georgia, all on one centrally located campus in downtown Augusta, Georgia
UGA Graduate Certificate Program (includes Teaching in Pharmacy Practice and Teaching Portfolio)
High-quality research and scholarship opportunities
Variety of teaching and inter-professional experiences. Residents are appointed as UGA graduate teaching assistants.
About AU Medical Center -UGA College of Pharmacy, Augusta
Based in Augusta, Georgia, AU Medical Center, is an academic medical center and part of Augusta University Health (formerly known as MCG Health), the not-for-profit corporation that manages the clinical enterprise for Augusta University and the Medical College of Georgia. Augusta University Health provides skilled, compassionate care to its patients, conducts leading-edge clinical research and fosters the medical education and training of tomorrow’s health care practitioners.
AU Medical Center serves as the largest clinical training site for the University of Georgia (UGA) Pharm.D. program. The health system provides a full range of services including a Children's hospital, Level IV regional neonatal intensive care, a renal transplantation program, a level I regional trauma center and pediatric trauma center, Georgia Cancer Center (with Phase 1 clinical trials unit), and medical office building with over 80 outpatient clinics. The pharmacy has ambulatory care pharmacists practicing under collaborative practice (primary care clinics, digestive health, oncology), a pharmacist-managed anticoagulation clinic, clinical research pharmacy, and consultant pharmacist services to a long-...term care facility. AU Medical Center pharmacists have teaching appointments as clinical faculty and pharmacy preceptors for the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and institution also serves as the clinical practice site for six fulltime UGA pharmacy faculty.